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            Too Soon, Too Late: How a Family Turned its Own Tragedies into a Remarkable Crusade to Keep All Our Children Safe
             

            Too Soon, Too Late: How a Family Turned its Own Tragedies into a Remarkable Crusade to Keep All Our Children Safe (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kelly, Ralph; Kelly, Kathy

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            On a winter's night in July 2012, Kathy and Ralph Kelly received a phone call no parent should ever have to answer. It was the Emergency department of a Sydney hospital, telling them that their eldest son Thomas had been in an altercation and that they were to come at once. Thoma ...

            ISBN 9781760632786
            Release Date 6 May 2019 by Allen & Unwin
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            The Dark Side of the Mind: True stories from the case files of a forensic psychologist
             

            The Dark Side of the Mind: True stories from the case files of a forensic psychologist (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Daynes, Kerry

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            'For those of us who play by the rule book, few things are more fascinating and rankling than those who choose to tear it apart. Some of the stories I tell here are heart-breaking, others enraging and some plain weird but what connects them is the insight they give us into the hu ...

            ISBN 9781788401340
            Release Date 28 May 2019 by OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
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            Still Standing
             

            Still Standing (Paperback)

            By Queiroz, Natalie

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            Natalie Queiroz was eight months pregnant when she was stabbed by her partner in the most vicious attack imaginable. In the space of nine minutes, and in broad daylight, Natalie was stabbed twenty-four times with a carving knife. She suffered horrific wounds to her lungs, liver, ...

            ISBN 9781789460650
            Published 7 March 2019 by John Blake Publishing Ltd
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            Brothers in Arms: Real War. True Friends. Unlikely Heroes.
             

            Brothers in Arms: Real War. True Friends. Unlikely Heroes. (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Jones, Geraint

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            The reality of war laid bare in this funny, furious and moving account of one man's tour of Helmand.

            ISBN 9781529000412
            Release Date 14 May 2019 by Pan Macmillan
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            Wedderburn: A True Tale of Blood and Dust

            Wedderburn: A True Tale of Blood and Dust (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cuskelly, Maryrose

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            'An ugly story told beautifully. WEDDERBURN will hold you tightly in its grip, and leave an imprint when it lets you go.' Myfanwy Jones 'In WEDDERBURN, we see the trauma caused by the blackest of hearts. A desolate yet deeply affecting tale of savage crime in rural Australia.' Ma ...

            ISBN 9781760528072
            Published 26 September 2018 by Allen & Unwin
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            Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by war, saved by ballet: an extraordinary true story
             

            Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by war, saved by ballet: an extraordinary true story (Paperback, Main)

            By DePrince, Michaela; DePrince, Elaine

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            Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, the author witnesses atrocities that no child ever should. Her father is killed by rebels and her mother dies of famine. Sent to an orphanage, she is mistreated and she sees the brutal murder of her favourite teacher. This book tells her story ...

            ISBN 9780571314478
            Published 29 July 2015 by Faber and Faber
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            The Sun Is a Compass: A 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds
             

            The Sun Is a Compass: A 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds (Hardback)

            By Hemert, Caroline Van

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            For fans of Hope Jahren, Helen MacDonald, and Cheryl Strayed, the gripping story of a biologist's 4,000 mile journey from Washington State to high above the Arctic Circle -- traveling across remote and rugged terrain solely by human power -- to rediscover birds, the natural world ...

            ISBN 9780316414425
            Release Date 28 May 2019 by Little, Brown
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            The Animal Victoria Cross: The Dickin Medal
              

            The Animal Victoria Cross: The Dickin Medal (Paperback)

            By Peter, Hawthorne,

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            Covers all 63 winners of this most coveted award for animal bravery.

            ISBN 9781526756664
            Release Date 30 April 2019 by Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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            The Foundling: The True Story of a Kidnapping, a Family Secret, and My Search for the Real Me
             

            The Foundling: The True Story of a Kidnapping, a Family Secret, and My Search for the Real Me (Trade Paperback / Paperback, UK Edition)

            By Fronczak, Paul Joseph; With Tresniowski, Alex

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            This is the page-turning true story of Paul Fronczak, a man who recently discovered that he had been kidnapped as a baby-and how his quest to find out who he really is upturned the genealogy industry, his own family and set in motion the second longest cold-case in US history. In ...

            ISBN 9781982113933
            Published 9 August 2018 by Simon & Schuster
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            Groomed: Danger Lies Closer Than You Think

            Groomed: Danger Lies Closer Than You Think (Paperback, ePub edition)

            By Watson, Casey

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            It's late on Friday night when Casey's mobile starts to ring. She is expecting it to be her daughter Riley. But it isn't Riley. It's a woman from the Emergency Duty Team. So begins Casey and Mike's latest fostering challenge - a fifteen-year-old girl called Keeley who's run away ...

            ISBN 9780008217600
            Published 13 October 2017 by HarperCollins Publishers
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